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Today's Technician 6th Edition

This trusted text provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of automotive systems to prepare you for all aspects of work in the field. BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, includes a Classroom Manual that explores the operational theory behind each automotive system, and a Shop Manual covering relevant diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures. Updated to align with Task Lists for the latest ASE Education Foundation requirements, the Sixth Edition covers emerging technologies such as hybrid vehicles and electronic engine controls, as well as current information on the global automotive industry and the role you can play within it as a professional technician. The authors assume no prior knowledge of automotive technology, so these clear and engaging resources provide an ideal introduction to both fundamental theory and its real-world applications in specific skills and maintenance procedures, preparing you for success in today’s fast-paced, competitive work environment. Read More

Chris Hadfield| John Witthauer

©2021

Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems 6th Edition

Gear up for career success in the dynamic field of commercial truck engine service, with the latest edition of the most comprehensive to guide commercial vehicle engines and their management systems available today! Ideal for students, entry-level technicians, and experienced professionals, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL & COMPUTERIZED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, covers the full range of commercial vehicle diesel engines (from light- to heavy-duty), electric drivetrains, and the most current management electronics used in the industry. In addition, dedicated chapters deal with natural gas (NG) fuel systems, alternate fuels, hybrid drive, fuel cell, and all-electric drive systems. User-friendly and fully up to date, this trusted text addresses the latest ASE® Education Foundation tasks, places unique emphasis on the modern multiplexed chassis and telematics, and is designed to serve as a practical toolbox reference throughout your professional career. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2021

Computerized Engine Controls 11th Edition

With thorough coverage of both fundamental electrical concepts and current automotive electronic systems, COMPUTERIZED ENGINE CONTROLS, Eleventh Edition, equips you with the essential knowledge you need to successfully diagnose and repair modern automotive systems. Reflecting the latest technological advances from the field, the Eleventh Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of diagnostic concepts, equipment, and approaches used by today’s professionals. All photos and illustrations are now printed in full, vibrant color, making it easier for today's visual learners to engage with the material and connect chapter concepts to real-world applications. Drawing on abundant, firsthand industry experience, the author provides in-depth insights into cutting-edge topics such as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, automotive multiplexing systems, and advanced driver assist systems. In addition, key concepts are reinforced with ASE-style end-of-chapter questions to help prepare you for certification and career success. Read More

Steve V. Hatch

©2021

Today's Technician 7th Edition

Make the most of your time in both the classroom and the auto shop, and learn to diagnose and service automotive suspension and steering systems with confidence. This trusted text includes a dedicated Classroom Manual that introduces essential theory and applications, plus a standalone Shop Manual focused on real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repairs. With comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, this reader-friendly resource will help prepare you for success as an automotive technician or ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques--including hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensions--the Seventh Edition also aligns with area A4 of the ASE Education Foundation 2017 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific MLR, AST and MAST tasks. Read More

Mark Schnubel

©2020

Heavy Duty Truck Systems 7th Edition

Prepare for your future career with HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, Seventh Edition! This comprehensive, best-selling guide will help you gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to service medium- and heavy-duty trucks. You’ll build a strong foundation in electricity and electronics, powertrain, steering and suspension, brakes, and accessories systems, as well as mastering practical topics like servicing, safety, tools, and preventive maintenance. You'll also benefit from full coverage of the latest ASE Education Foundation IMMR/TST/MST competencies and the latest truck technology, including J1939 updates and access tools, lock-out tag-out compliance, expanded PicoScope coverage, DIN wiring schematic navigation, and the five levels of semi- and fully autonomous trucks. With extensive review questions, over 1800 full-color photos and illustrations, and a standalone workbook with ASE Education Foundation task-oriented job sheets, this proven text is the perfect choice to prepare you for professional success. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2020

Today's Technician 7th Edition

TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Seventh Edition. This proven resource includes practical, easy-to-understand coverage of topics aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation standards for the MLR/AST/MAST program accreditation levels, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every applicable ASE Education Foundation standard, while the Shop Manual includes Job Sheets to guide you through hands-on service and repair tasks. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, this trusted text will help you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for a successful industry career. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Ken Pickerill

©2020

Automotive Technology 7th Edition

Get accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques--including cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines--from the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair. AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, Seventh Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of topics included in the ASE Automobile and Light Truck Certification Test series, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electricity and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Now updated to reflect the latest ASE Education Foundation accreditation requirements for Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR), Automotive Service Technology (AST), and Master Service Technology (MAST) program accreditation levels, this trusted text is an essential resource to help you prepare for success in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of automotive service and repair. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Rob Thompson

©2020

Automotive Service 6th Edition

Prepare for an automotive career with AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR! Packed with everything you need to succeed, this best-selling book features clear explanations and high-quality illustrations to help you master automotive systems theory, plus step-by-step instructions for hands-on troubleshooting and repair procedures. Carefully aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation requirements and standards, this comprehensive guide covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology, so you can develop the knowledge and skills to launch your career as a professional automotive technician. Read More

Tim Gilles

©2020

Today's Technician 7th Edition

Gear up for success—in the classroom and shop, in your future career — with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS & TRANSAXLES, Seventh Edition. This proven, practical guide includes easy-to-understand information on a wide range of must-know topics, including transmission system and subsystem components, shop safety basics, dual-clutch systems, limited-slip differential designs, all-wheel drive systems, and six-speed transmissions. To help you master both essential theory and practical job skills, the text includes a Classroom Manual reviewing every topic for Manual Drive Train and Axles , plus a hands-on Shop Manual with full-color photo sequences and detailed job sheets, so you’ll know exactly what to expect with performing service and repair tasks based on the latest MLR, AST, and MAST task lists. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Michael Ronan

©2020

Today's Technician 2nd Edition

Part of the popular Today's Technician series, this reader-friendly text provides an in-depth guide to advanced performance topics such as drivability, emissions testing, and engine diagnostics. In addition to a thorough review of on-board diagnostic generation II (OBD II) continuous monitors and non-continuous monitors strategies, the text includes a chapter on emission control and evaporative systems, as well as detailed information on OBD II generic diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) identification and diagnosis and malfunction indicator light strategies. To help you gain essential knowledge while honing practical job skills, the text includes both a Classroom Manual and a hands-on Shop Manual. The Second Edition features new and updated material to help you prepare for professional success by mastering the latest technology and industry trends, including variable valve and camshaft timing designs, variable displacement and variable lift engine designs currently in production, and advanced on-board diagnostic scanners and digital storage oscilloscopes. Read More

Mark Schnubel

©2020

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 2nd Edition

Delivering complete coverage of ASE Education Foundation’s Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR) program standards, this accessible, practical resource features material spanning the entire MLR task list, as well as many supplemental tasks entry-level technicians need to master. With an engaging writing style and abundant images and illustrations, this reader-friendly text makes even complex material easier to understand. Proven learning features are integrated into every chapter, including Word Walls highlighting key technical and industry terms and ASE review questions to help you prepare for professional certification exams. Giving you a solid grounding in both automotive competencies and academic and lifelong learning skills like math, science, and communication, AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR, Second Edition, is the perfect choice to prepare you for classroom and career success. Read More

Rob Thompson

©2019

Today's Technician 7th Edition

This comprehensive resource includes everything you need to understand, diagnose, and repair today's brake systems with confidence--and prepare for ASE certification and career success as an automotive technician. In addition to thorough coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, CLASSROOM AND SHOP MANUAL PRE-PACK, Seventh Edition, offers a uniquely convenient two-volume approach. The first volume is a Classroom Manual covering the theory and application of the total brake system, subsystem, and components. Volume two is a Shop Manual that explores real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repairs, and is ideal for standalone use as a reference on the job. In addition to aligning with the ASE Education Foundation 2017 accreditation model, the Seventh Edition features job sheets correlated to specific MLR, AST and MAST tasks, and extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques--including hybrid vehicles, brake by wire, and electric brakes. Read More

Ken Pickerill

©2019

Modern Diesel Technology 3rd Edition

MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEAVY EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS, Third Edition, focuses on off-highway mobile equipment systems, giving you in-depth coverage of service and repair essentials for heavy equipment, agricultural equipment, and powered lift truck technology. Written by experienced technicians, this trusted text includes both universal and manufacturer-specific information on everything from hydraulics, heavy-duty brakes, drivetrains, steering, suspension, and track systems, to safety and best practices. Now featuring a visually appealing, full-color design, the Third Edition is also newly updated with information on the latest computer-controlled hydraulics, GPS, electronic controls, J1939 multiplexing, and electric drive vehicle systems, offering insights into important trends and technology you need to know for success as a specialty technician in today’s ever-evolving industry. Read More

Robert Huzij| Angelo Spano| Sean Bennett

©2019

Automotive Engines 8th Edition

Gain the technical expertise, practical skills, and industry knowledge you need for career success! AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, AND REBUILDING, Eighth Edition, features comprehensive coverage of the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. A veteran instructor with firsthand experience as a certified technician and machinist, the author focuses on universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios you are likely to see in the field. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology--including hybrid engines and high-performance components--this trusted text is the ideal resource to prepare you for professional success. Read More

Tim Gilles

©2019

Today's Technician 7th Edition

The Classroom Manual details the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles. Read More

Barry Hollembeak

©2019

Today's Technician 7th Edition

Whether you’re an aspiring automotive professional, preparing for ASE certification, or already working in the field, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, Seventh Edition, will equip you to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems in today's automobiles. The text’s unique two-volume approach helps you make the most of your time in both the classroom and the auto shop. The first volume (Classroom Manual) covers the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles, while the second (Shop Manual) focuses on real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. In addition to comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date technical information, and hundreds of detailed color illustrations and photographs, the Seventh Edition features extensive updates with information on new and emerging technologies and techniques. Highlights include coverage of telematic systems, LED and adaptive lighting, hybrid and electric vehicles, stop/start technology, lane departure warning, self-park systems, Wi-Fi connectivity, and other modern accessory systems. The new edition aligns to the 2017 ASE Education Foundation accreditation requirements and includes job sheets correlated to all MLR, AST, and MAST tasks. Read More

Barry Hollembeak

©2019

Today's Technician 7th Edition

The Seventh Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE is a comprehensive learning package designed to build automotive skills in both classroom and shop settings. Following current ASE Education Foundation criteria, this two-manual set examines each of the major systems affecting engine performance and drivability—including intake and exhaust, sensors, computerized engine controls, fuel, ignition, and emissions. The Classroom Manual addresses system theory, while a coordinating Shop Manual covers tools, procedures, diagnostics, testing, and service. The new Seventh Edition features updates to cover the latest automotive technologies and take automotive technician training to new levels. Read More

Ken Pickerill

©2018

Today’S Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual And Shop Manual, Spiral Bound Version 6th Edition

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Sixth Edition, delivers the theory and skills you need to repair and service modern automotive engines as a professional technician, along with proven preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam. Using a logical, system-specific approach, the text covers engine construction and operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics of engine rebuilding. Drawing on decades of shop and classroom experience, the authors provide valuable, forward-looking industry insights on topics such as advances in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the design and function of modern engine components. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, the Sixth Edition of this reader-friendly text includes extensive updates to reflect the latest ASE Education Foundation standards, new information on current industry trends and developments, additional drawings and photos, and a variety of electronic learning tools. Read More

Chris Hadfield| Randy Nussler

©2018

Collision Repair And Refinishing 3rd Edition

This trusted, reader-friendly text provides you with a thorough guide to all major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by ASE Education Foundation. COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, Third Edition, covers structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical and electrical systems, and more. A chapter on the expanded use of aluminum for domestic vehicle manufacture explores this important trend, as well as basic repair principles related to it. An engaging writing style, logical presentation of topics, and illustrations featuring current equipment and realistic applications make this comprehensive text a perfect choice for students with little or no prior exposure to collision repair. Read More

Alfred Thomas| Michael Jund

©2018

Math For The Automotive Trade 6th Edition

MATH FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE TRADE, 6th Edition, is the easy-to-understand worktext that delivers the real-world math you need for automotive repair careers—and kicks the rest to the curb. Using real manufacturer specs, completing automotive repair orders, and checking your results against industry references right in the appendices, you’ll practice the calculations that automotive repair technicians do on the job every day. Written by seasoned automotive pros, MATH FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE TRADE starts with the math basics, greasing the wheels before moving on to the practice exercises. Even better, this book includes the latest, easy-to-understand information about taxes, finances, discounts, and profits, to simplify business math, and move you a step closer to a career in management or your own automotive repair shop. Read More

John C. Peterson| William deKryger

©2018

Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems 5th Edition

Succeed in your career in the dynamic field of commercial truck engine service with this latest edition of the most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today! Ideal for students, entry-level technicians, and experienced professionals, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL & COMPUTERIZED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Fifth Edition, covers the full range of commercial vehicle diesel engines, from light- to heavy-duty, as well as the most current management electronics used in the industry. In addition, dedicated chapters deal with natural gas (NG) fuel systems (CNG and LPG), alternate fuels, and hybrid drive systems. The book addresses the latest ASE Education Foundation tasks, provides a unique emphasis on the modern multiplexed chassis, and will serve as a valuable toolbox reference throughout your career. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2017

Today's Technician 6th Edition

Prepare for ASE Certification and master the principles, components, diagnosis, and repair of modern automotive heating and air conditioning systems with TODAY’S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, Sixth Edition. This integrated, two-book set covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, allowing you to learn fundamental climate control theory, including basic physics related to heat transfer, before applying your knowledge through practical, hands-on shop work. Cross-references in each manual link related material, making it easy to connect classroom learning to lab and shop activity. Updated to reflect the latest trends, technology, and relevant ASE Education Foundation standards, the Sixth Edition includes new material on the newest refrigerant R-1234yf (HFO-1234yf) covering both the theory and service of the latest systems, as well as a bold, full-color design for enhanced reader appeal. Read More

Mark Schnubel

©2017

Computerized Engine Controls 10th Edition

Providing thorough coverage of both fundamental electrical concepts and current automotive electronic systems, COMPUTERIZED ENGINE CONTROLS, Tenth Edition, equips you with the essential knowledge you need to successfully diagnose and repair modern automotive systems. Reflecting the latest technological advances from the field, the Tenth Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of diagnostic concepts, equipment, and approaches used by today’s professionals. The author also provides in-depth insights into cutting-edge topics such as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, automotive multiplexing systems, and automotive electronic systems that interact with the engine control system. In addition, key concepts are reinforced with ASE-style end-of-chapter questions to help prepare you for certification and career success. Read More

Steve V. Hatch

©2017

Modern Motorcycle Technology 3rd Edition

MODERN MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, provides an in-depth, visually rich guide to the internal and external workings of today’s motorcycles. The book begins with an overview of motorcycle technology, including the history of the motorcycle and the current state of the industry. Coverage then progresses to safety measures, engine operation, internal combustion engines (two-stroke and four-stroke), electrical fundamentals, motorcycle maintenance, and troubleshooting. Thoroughly updated, the Third Edition includes the latest motorcycle models and technology from today’s top manufacturers, as well as additional material on topics such as fuel injection, suspension systems, and electronics. The text is accompanied by a hands-on Student Skill Guide. Now better than ever, this trusted guide is ideal for anyone seeking the knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s motorcycle technology field. Read More

Edward Abdo

©2017

Heavy Duty Truck Systems 6th Edition

Prepare for your future career with HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, 6E! This comprehensive best-selling introduction to servicing medium- and heavy-duty trucks helps you develop a strong foundation in electricity and electronics, power train, steering and suspension, brakes, and accessories systems and presents introductory material on servicing, safety, tools, and preventive maintenance. You'll also find full coverage of ASE Education Foundation competencies and the latest technology, including 2014 J1939 updates and access tools, Wingman radar, CMS, and Allison TC10 transmissions (introduced in 2013). You will master key topics and servicing procedures with extensive sets of review questions; over 1700 full color photographs and pieces of art; and an accompanying workbook that provides additional review material, Internet research exercises, and ASE Education Foundation task-oriented job sheets. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2016

Today's Technician 6th Edition

Prepare for your future career and succeed on the ASE certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e. You’ll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere to 2013 ASE Education Foundation AST/MAST program standards, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, as well as the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The book’s technician-oriented focus helps you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures you’ll need on the job. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every topic on the ASE certification test, while the Shop Manual includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Ken Pickerill

©2016

Today's Technician 5th Edition

The 5th edition of BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS is a comprehensive Classroom Manual/Shop Manual set provides an accessible overview of automotive systems to prepare you for all aspects of work in the field. The Classroom Manual explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system, while the Shop Manual covers the hands-on diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures that relate to them. Assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology, this clear and engaging book addresses fundamental skills and maintenance and the application of key theories. Read More

Chris Hadfield

©2016

Today's Technician 6th Edition

Succeed in your future career and on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS & TRANSAXLES, 6e. You'll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere the 2013 ASE Education Foundation AST/MAST program standards, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, safe work practices, and more. Volume I covers every topic on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test, while Volume II includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks. In addition, detailed full-color photos show you what to expect when performing a procedure on the job. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Michael Ronan

©2016

Automotive Service 5th Edition

Prepare for an automotive career with AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR! Packed with everything you need to be successful, including three new chapters on hybrid and electric vehicles, the latest ASE Education Foundation's Automobile Program Standards, and coverage of all eight major course areas of automotive technology, this best-selling book helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need for career success. Known for its clear explanations and high quality art, the book includes step-by-step procedures for trouble-shooting and repair. Read More

Tim Gilles

©2016

Auto Body Repair Technology 6th Edition

AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features extensive new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and current industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current ASE Education Foundation Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards and Task Lists, this market-leading book provides detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles, using environmentally friendly water-based paints, and other cutting-edge methods and materials. Celebrated for its clear, reader-friendly explanations and detailed, accurate information, this proven guide also includes abundant full-color photos and illustrations to make even complex concepts easier to understand and apply. Available supplements include a tech manual with shop assignments and job sheets, as well as interactive online resources ideal for today’s learners. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair—from initial evaluation and estimating, to structural and mechanical repairs, to repainting and refinishing—this trusted guide helps you quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures you need to succeed as a professional automotive technician. Read More

James E. Duffy

©2016

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: DIESEL ENGINES, Second Edition, provides a thorough, reader-friendly introduction to diesel engine theory, construction, operation, and service. Combining a simple, straightforward writing style, ample illustrations, and step-by-step instruction, this trusted guide helps aspiring technicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to service modern, computer-controlled diesel engines. The book provides an overview of essential topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems, and general service and repair concepts. Dedicated chapters then explore engine, fuel, and vehicle computer control subsystems, as well as diesel emissions. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques—including current ASE Education Foundation standards—the Second Edition provides an accurate, up-to-date introduction to modern diesel engines and a solid foundation for professional success. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2015

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: DIESEL ENGINES, Second Edition, provides a thorough, reader-friendly introduction to diesel engine theory, construction, operation, and service. Combining a simple, straightforward writing style, ample illustrations, and step-by-step instruction, this trusted guide helps aspiring technicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to service modern, computer-controlled diesel engines. The book provides an overview of essential topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems, and general service and repair concepts. Dedicated chapters then explore engine, fuel, and vehicle computer control subsystems, as well as diesel emissions. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques—including current ASE Education Foundation standards—the Second Edition provides an accurate, up-to-date introduction to modern diesel engines and a solid foundation for professional success. Read More

Sean Bennett

©2015

Automotive Technology 6th Edition

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH - the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair - has been thoroughly updated to provide accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques. This comprehensive text covers the full range of basic topics outlined by ASE, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electricity and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Now updated to reflect the latest ASE Education Foundation MAST standards, as well as cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines, this trusted text is an essential resource for aspiring and active technicians who want to succeed in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of automotive service and repair. Read More

Jack Erjavec| Rob Thompson

©2015

Today's Technician 6th Edition

This text covers both the theory and procedures related to the diagnosis and service of automotive suspension and steering systems, using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop. The first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of suspension and steering systems, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensions—the Sixth Edition also aligns with area A4 of the ASE Education Foundation 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair suspension and steering systems in today’s automobiles. Read More

Mark Schnubel

©2015

Today's Technician 6th Edition

Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems in today's automobiles. Using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date technical information, and hundreds of detailed illustrations and vibrant photographs, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including audio and infotainment systems, LED and adaptive lighting, hybrid and electric vehicles, and accessory systems—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Read More

Barry Hollembeak

©2015

Automotive Engines 7th Edition

This complete textbook provides detailed content on the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. In addition to essential technical expertise, the text helps users develop the skills and knowledge they need for professional success, including critical thinking and awareness of key industry trends and practices. The text emphasizes universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios to prepare users for careers in the field. Instructor resources include lesson plans, customizable lab sheets that address NATEF Standards, a customizable test bank with questions based on chapter content, presentations in PowerPoint, and more. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology—including hybrid engines and high-performance components—AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, REBUILDING, Seventh Edition, is the ideal resource for automotive programs who want a complete teaching package for their Engines course. Read More

Tim Gilles

©2015

Today's Technician 6th Edition

The 6th Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS is a comprehensive text that equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair today's brake systems. Using a unique two-volume approach, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of the total brake system, subsystem, and components, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid vehicles, brake by wire, and electric brakes—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Read More

Ken Pickerill

©2015

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

Today’s diesel vehicles integrate electrical and electronic controls within all major systems, making a thorough understanding of current technology essential for success as a diesel technician. Bell’s MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS, Second Edition, provides this understanding through clear explanations of fundamental principles, detailed coverage of the latest engines and equipment, abundant real-world examples, and the technical accuracy and depth of detail that professional technicians demand. An engaging writing style and highly visual layout make the material easier to master, while a strong focus on practical applications and problem-solvinghelp readers readily use what they learn in the shop. Now updated with a visually appealing, two-color design and new material to reflect the latest technology and practices, this proven guide is an essential resource for aspiring and professional diesel technicians alike. Read More

Joseph Bell

©2014

ASE Technician Test Preparation Automotive Maintenance And Light Repair (G1) 1st Edition

The first edition of Delmar’s Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Test Preparation Manual for the G1 Auto Maintenance and Light Repair certification exam contains an abundance of content designed to help you successfully pass your ASE exam. This manual will ensure that you not only understand the task list and therefore the content your actual certification exam will be based upon, but also provides descriptions of the various types of questions on a typical ASE exam, as well as presents valuable test taking strategies enabling you to be fully prepared and confident on test day. Read More

Delmar Cengage Learning

©2014

Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual And Shop Manual, Spiral Bound Version 5th Edition

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam. Designed around National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics in engine rebuilding. Move your career forward with discussions about advancements in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the designs and functions of modern component parts. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition revs up your reading experience with realistic line drawings, detailed photos, critical thinking questions, and much more! Read More

Chris Hadfield

©2014

Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual And Shop Manual, International Edition 5th Edition

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, International Edition delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam. Designed around National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics in engine rebuilding. Move your career forward with discussions about advancements in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the designs and functions of modern component parts. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, International Edition revs up your reading experience with realistic line drawings, detailed photos, critical thinking questions, and much more! Read More

Chris Hadfield

©2014

The Service Consultant 2nd Edition

Designed to prepare readers for a successful career as an automotive service consultant, THE SERVICE CONSULTANT: PRINCIPLES OF SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND OWNERSHIP, Second Edition teaches readers how to maximize profits and improve customer satisfaction in an automotive business. With coverage of task-oriented procedures for day-to-day operations as well as communications, relations, supervision, and customer delivery, this practical book provides readers with an in-depth examination of the multi-faceted responsibilities of an automotive service consultant. In addition, the second edition contains updated examples, activities, technology, case studies, and visual aids so that readers are exposed to the most up-to-date information in the field. Read More

Ronald A. Garner| C. William Garner

©2014

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

Written by experienced technicians, MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEAVY EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition combines manufacturer-based and universal information into a single, reliable resource. The book’s unique focus on off-highway mobile equipment systems delivers service and repair essentials for heavy equipment, agricultural equipment, and powered lift truck technology. Detailing everything from safety to best practices, chapter coverage addresses four key areas: hydraulics, heavy duty brakes, and drivetrains, as well as steering, suspension, and track systems. The 2nd Edition of MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEAVY EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS also includes the latest updates in computer-controlled hydraulics, GPS, electronic controls for other systems to help you master the ever-evolving responsibilities of specialty technicians. Read More

Robert Huzij| Angelo Spano| Sean Bennett

©2014

Collision Repair And Refinishing 2nd Edition

COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, 2E covers all the major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by NATEF. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical & electrical systems, and more. The logical progression of topics and easy-to-understand writing style are perfect for students with little or no prior exposure to collision repair. Read More

Alfred Thomas| Michael Jund

©2014

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

Today's diesel vehicles integrate electrical and electronic controls within all major systems, making a thorough understanding of current technology essential for success as a diesel technician. Bell's MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS, International Edition, provides this understanding through clear explanations of fundamental principles, detailed coverage of the latest engines and equipment, abundant real-world examples, and the technical accuracy and depth of detail that professional technicians demand. An engaging writing style and highly visual layout make the material easier to master, while a strong focus on practical applications and problem-solving help readers readily use what they learn in the shop. Now updated with a visually appealing, two-color design and new material to reflect the latest technology and practices, this proven guide is an essential resource for aspiring and professional diesel technicians alike. Read More

Joseph Bell

©2014

Collision Repair And Refinishing 2nd Edition

COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, International Edition covers all the major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by NATEF. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical & electrical systems, and more. The logical progression of topics and easy-to-understand writing style are perfect for students with little or no prior exposure to collision repair. Read More

Alfred Thomas| Michael Jund

©2014

Today's Technician 6th Edition

The 6th Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE is a comprehensive learning package designed to build automotive skills in both classroom and shop settings. Following current NATEF criteria, this two-manual set examines each of the major systems affecting engine performance and driveability—including intake and exhaust, sensors, computerized engine controls, fuel ignition, and emissions. The Classroom Manual addresses system theory, while a coordinating Shop Manual covers tools, procedures, diagnostics, testing, and service. This edition includes updates to the latest technologies to take automotive technician training to new levels. Read More

Ken Pickerill

©2014

Today's Technician 6th Edition

The 6th Edition of TODAY’S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE, International Edition is a comprehensive learning package designed to build automotive skills in both classroom and shop settings. Following current NATEF criteria, this two-manual set examines each of the major systems affecting engine performance and drivability—including intake and exhaust, sensors, computerized engine controls, fuel ignition, and emissions. The Classroom Manual addresses system theory, while a coordinating Shop Manual covers tools, procedures, diagnostics, testing, and service. This edition includes updates to the latest technologies to take automotive technician training to new levels. Read More

Ken Pickerill

©2014

Modern Diesel Technology 2nd Edition

Easy to read yet technically precise, MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION, 2nd Edition is the text of choice for many of the country’s best diesel technology programs! Detailing the foundations of truck heating, air conditioning, engine cooling, and truck-trailer refrigeration, the book integrates modern technical terms with photos that clearly demonstrate typical, on-the-job tasks in logical sequence. Coverage includes an entire section on thermodynamics, as well as solid instruction on safety, equipment, components, troubleshooting, performance testing, maintenance, and even the history of HVAC/R in the diesel trucking industry. Enhanced with photos, drawings, and self-testing questions in each chapter, MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION, 2nd Edition delivers the technical accuracy and depth of HVAC/R information you need for a rewarding career as a diesel technician. Read More

John Dixon

©2014

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 1st Edition

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR (AM&LR) was designed to meet the needs of automotive programs that teach to the competencies specified in NATEF’s Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR) program standard. Designed for entry-level students, the primary features of AM&LR are the focus on the foundational principles and knowledge for the MLR tasks, and the activities to supplement student learning. Both the core textbook and accompanying workbook provide activities covering the entire MLR task list, as well as many supplemental tasks often expected of entry-level technicians. In addition, Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair is written to engage students not just in automotive competencies, but also in applied academic skills and lifelong learning skills, including math, science, and communication. Read More

Rob Thompson

©2014